Here are five cannabis strains recommended for cannabis therapy. This list purposefully avoids those with high THC potency because those strains can put many readers at risk. Cannabis Strains For Depression
Strain: Sativa dominant hybrid (95% Sativa / 5% Indica) with 16% – 21% THC: 1% CBD
Genetics: Unknown Jamaican source favored by Bob Marley
Reputation: Lamb’s Bread delivers a fast mood lift, a creative focus that will let you function in the daytime. It has a cheesy taste and aroma, which is nothing to brag about. However, the presence of 1% CBD helps modulate the THC’s excitement. This strain should alleviate depression and anxiety as well as migraines and glaucoma. Cannabis Strains For Depression
Strain: Sativa-dominant hybrid with 23% THC: 1% CBN
Genetics: Heritage is unclear, but it appears to be Haze and a cross of Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk.
Reputation: The 23% THC delivers its punch quickly in the form of a happy, energetic, and creative euphoria. It will support users throughout the day, escaping depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. This legendary strain is also known for its earthy and piney fragrance and flavors.
Strain: Sativa-dominant hybrid (70% Sativa / 30% Indica) testing at 27% THC
Genetics: Purple Punch crossed with Clementine
Reputation: Despite the THC potency, Mimosa is neither paralyzing nor psychotic. It will deliver an energetic euphoria when used in the morning. Mimosa will affect the body more than the brain with a clarity that leaves you focused and positive throughout the day. The mixed tropical citrus and berry experience will relieve depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, migraines, and more.
Strain: Indica-dominant hybrid (60% Indica / 40% Sativa) with 25% THC
Genetics: Cherry Pie mixed with Girl Scout Cookies
Reputation: Wedding Cake’s parents produce its high THC content. However, they also contribute to the resulting calm and peace. Sugar-sweet, Wedding Cake soothes the brain and body, starting with the nervous system. This strain can cloud your focus and slow your days while it relieves depression-related conditions like fibromyalgia and lupus.
Miracle Alien Cookies (MAC)
Strain: Balanced hybrid (50% Sativa /50% Indica) with 14% to 20% THC
Genetics: Alien Cookies crossed with Colombian X Starfighter)
Reputation: MAC balances an early creative euphoria with a later deep-body relaxation. Earthy, spicey, and sour, Miracle Alien Cookies treats you best in the evening. It should help you with the loss of appetite and sleep. However, the full-bodied relaxation will chase away depression, stress, and mood swings.